Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - San Diego Enlists Hotels to Help Keep CCI in City

Mon, November 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Hotels in Comic-Con room blocks asked to freeze rates! Pioneering retailer Ed Summer passes away. Jill Lepore on "The Secret History of Wonder Woman"!

The New Comics Customers: Who Are These People?

Sun, November 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

What do they love? What do they buy? Industry insiders presented some fascinating facts about the modern comics customer at this year's ICv2 Conference.

Comics A.M. - Ed Kramer Wants Conviction Thrown Out

Fri, November 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

DragonCon co-founder claims prosecutorial misconduct! The growth of Indian comic conventions! Josh Neufeld and Michael Keller talk "Terms of Service"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "The 99" Creator On Death Threats, Political Pressure

Thu, November 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Naif Al-Mutawa has met with Kuwait police “to answer the charges of being a heretic"! Marvel's diversity efforts! The superhuman schedules of manga creators! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Malaysian Police Launch New Probe of Cartoonist

Wed, November 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Investigation follows arrest of three of Zunar's assistants! Red Giant announces huge orders for free No. 1 issues! Scott Snyder discusses "The Wake"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Three of Zunar's Assistants Arrested

Tue, November 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Malaysian cartoonist's assistants were selling his books! Interviews with Garry Trudeau and Jules Feiffer! Rick Remender on the new Captain America! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Has 200 Million Copies in Print Worldwide

Mon, November 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Masashi Kishimoto's hit ninja manga concludes today! Bill Watterson discusses his Angouleme poster and other projects! A look at superhero resurrections! More!

Comics A.M. - Sci-Fi Scholar George Slusser Passes Away

Fri, November 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Slusser co-founded renowned Eaton Collection. Library volunteer uncovers rare Canadian WWII comic "Jewish War Heroes"! "Walking Dead" rules bookstore chart!

Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Miniseries to Launch After Manga Ends

Thu, November 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

But what's the clock on "Naruto" website counting down to? Digging into comiXology Submit! Why Seattle should be designated as a City of Literature! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Creator Honored By Hometown

Wed, November 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Hajime Isayama named "Tourism Friendship Ambassador"! "Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon" has 500,000 copies in print! Steven McNiven reflects on "Civil War"!

Watterson Reveals Angoulême Poster, Confirms He Won't Attend

Wed, November 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Calvin and Hobbes" creator Bill Watterson has debuted the poster he designed for the 2015 Angoulême Comics Festival, though he won’t be attending the event.

Comics A.M. - Turkish Cartoonist Speaks Out About Prosecution

Tue, November 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Musa Kart faced nine years in prison over caricature! Robert Crumb and Gary Groth on "The Complete Zap Comix"! Could GamerGate happen in comics? Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Rhode Island Comic Con Exceeds Capacity

Mon, November 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Organizers apologize for Saturday "hiccup"! Kelly Sue DeConnick on her vision for "Captain Marvel"! Talking horror with Mignola, Snyder and more!

Sam Costello on the Rebirth of Split Lip

Sun, November 2nd, 2014 | Category: Digital Comics

After shuttering his horror webcomics site in 2012, Sam Costello is back, with new stories and a new outlook.

Comics A.M. - Wally Wood Estate Sues Tatjana Wood Over Art

Fri, October 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist's estate seeks return of 150-200 pages of his art! Interviews with Howard Chaykin, Sandy Jarrell, Ed Piskor and Danny Fingeroth! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Big Hero 6" Drives Up Prices on Original Comics

Thu, October 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Would you pay $450 for "Sunfire & Big Hero Six" #1? Kelly Sue DeConnick on "Captain Marvel" movie! Kate Leth on the growing Valkyries retailer group!

Comics A.M. - Appeals Court Hears Marvel Copyright Dispute

Wed, October 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Disney and Stan Lee Media argue before 10th Circuit! "Naruto" finale to include full-color chapter! Interviews with Jeff Lemire and Brian Azzarello! Plus more!

Questioning Labels In LGBTQ Comics

Wed, October 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Creators raised fundamental questions about identity -- both inside and outside of comics -- at the LGBTQ Comics panel at New York Comic Con.

Comics A.M. - Was Marie Duval the Real Creator of Ally Sloper?

Tue, October 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Giving the "forgotten" Victorian cartoonist her due! "MAD" editors reflect on working with Don Martin! Interviews with the new "Batgirl" team, Jim Woodring and more!

Comics A.M. - Alexis Deacon Wins Observer/Cape/Comica Prize

Mon, October 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Alexis Deacon's "The River" wins graphic short story award! The transformation of Archie Comics! Jim Davis looks back on "Garfield’s Halloween Adventure"! Plus more!